KXEO Sports Report 8/5/2023

The St. Louis Cardinals lost 9-4 to the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium last (Friday) night.

Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright surrendered nine hits and a season-high-tying seven earned runs in just three innings of work.

Nolan Gorman went yard twice and Nolan Arenado also hit a home run in the loss.

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on the road.

The Royals picked up their seventh consecutive win.

Royals slugger Bobby Witt Jr. made history and hit his 20th home run of the season.

In doing so, Witt became the first player in American League/National League history with at least 20 home runs and 30 stolen bases in each of his first two big league seasons.





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